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Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 1:00pm EDT
, robert, live from florida. >>> a navy commander, a captain and agent from ncis have been charged with corruption in a scheme that cost the government millions of dollars. al jazeera patty culhane joins us live from washington. >> reporter: it was some sort of kickback scheme that services navy ships. it was overbilling the navy, and these two navy officers are accused of sending ships to certain ports where the company would win the contract. the ncis agent would tip off the company if there was a criminal investigation. they believe there were several times they did that, because they have all the e-mail where he alleges to have done that. they've arrested all five people, two people from the company. in exchange they say what these navy officers got in return was prostitutes while they were in as ia and travels arranged and in one case of tickets to a lady gaga concert. >> what they're accused of, and it amounts to tickets. wow. what's next? >> reporter: these five will face various charges and could see prison time. it seems likely that others will be charged because the charg
Oct 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
.s. navy ship pulls into a foreign port there's money to be made by providing everything from tug boats to trash removal. a company called glen defense marine asia allegedly bribed navy officers to make even more. according to court documents, the company's owner, leonard glenn francis, used all expense paid trips, tickets to performances of "the lion king" and lady gaga as well as prostitutes to steer business his way. those bribes allegedly went to navy commander michael misiewicz who escaped the killing fields of cambodia in the 1970s and was adopted by an american family and gone on to command a u.s. navy warship. an inspirational story which made him a local hero. >> what a privilege and honor it is to be here in a united states military uniform. >> reporter: but e-mails quoted in the court documents tell a different story. francis wanted misiewicz to use his influence as an officer with the pacific-based 7th fleet to arrange u.s. ship visits to what francis called pearl ports where he could overcharge the navy for his services. after the aircraft carrier "stennis" spent an extra d
Al Jazeera America
Oct 21, 2013 10:00pm EDT
several top u.s. naval commanders. charges that navy ships were sent to certain ports in asia in exchange for high-priced trips, tickets to shows, and even prostitution. are we seeing a worrisome growing trend? plus an nsa faux pas causes an american riff in paris. president obama has to do damage control. >>> and a new nightmare for american parents kids connect with friends over social media, but are the popular websites forcing preteens into very question super boable behavior. >>> we begin with the allegations of a major scandal in the navy. as serious as these allegations are, al jazeera reports, they are from the only scandals to come out of the military this year. >> reporter: according to federal prosecutors the chief executive of glen defense asia pried navy officers with cash, tickets, luxury hotel rooms, and in exchange they provided inside information. this commander allegedly helped dock four ships so it could overcharge for its services by the millions. this knave vor officer is accused of continuing off the marine about several fault investigations. this captain was relieve
Oct 19, 2013 11:00pm EDT
putting the demon deacons up 21-3. they cruise to a 34-10 win. >>> also in college football today, navy in toledo to take on tt rockets and this was a wild one. navy trailing 31-28 when nick sloan makes a field goal to tie the game and send it to overtime. in the second overtime, whiteside will score to give navy a 44-38 lead but they miss the extra point. toledo comes back and scores on a 20-yard pass play. they make the extra point and the rockets win a thriller, 45-44 in double overtime. it's navy's second straight loss. >>> baseball playoffs, game six of the american league championship tonight in boston. the red sox leading 3 games to 2, trying to close the tigers out and earn a trip to the world series where they would face the st. louis cardinals who defeated the dodgers friday night. the cards win game six 9-0 and take the series 4-2. st. louis now awaits the winner of the red sox/tiger series. >>> a big day of racing. the $150,000 classic. and down the stretch it is, ain't too fast to catch in the heed and he will hold on in the factory. ain't too fast to catch, wins for the se
FOX Business
Oct 21, 2013 7:00pm EDT
for the volatile session. the dow jones is down seven points. the nasdaq is down and up six points. the u.s. navy is now investigating the bribery scandal that includes kickback that may cost the american taxpayer millions of dollars in that report is next. stay with us. at od, whatever business you're in, that's the business we're in. with premium service like one of the best on-time delivery records and a low claims ratio, we do whatever it takes to make your business our business. od. helping the world keep promises. trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underarm low t treatment. axiron can restore t levels to normal in about 2 weeks in most men. axiron is not for use in women or anyone younger than 18 or men with prostate or breast cancer. women, especially those who are or who may become pregnant and children should avoid contact where axiron is applied as unexpected signs of puberty in children or changes in body hair or increased acne in women may occur. report these symptoms to your doctor. tell your doctor about al
FOX Business
Oct 21, 2013 10:00pm EDT
points. the nasdaq is down and up six points. the u.s. navy is now investigating the bribery scandal that includes kickback that may cost the american taxpayer millions of dollars in that report is next. that report is next. stay with when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, whe experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. lou: disturbing details emerging over iran's nuclear program. the sixth world power asking
Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 4:00pm EDT
get out of prison. a bribery scandal rocks the navy after two high-ranking officers are arrested. >> striking workers walk out on a day of protest after two killed on the job. [ ♪ theme ] >>> it was a tip that led police to two killers who walked from a florida prison weeks ago using forged documents. officers say the tip came from an acquaintance. inside a panama city motel room police found joseph jenkins and charles walker. both of whom are back behind bars after this morning's court appearance. robert ray is at the motel in panama city where the fugitives were caught. that would be a big relief for officers today. >> you got that right. exactly above my shoulder is the motel in panama city beach where the two convicted killers were apprehended last night about 6:30. this morning the judge here in bay county decided that he was going to charge both with one count of escape, and they are in gaol currently with absolutely no bond, no way of getting out, as investigators are grilling them, we are told. and the long few days here in florida, as they have been searching for the
Oct 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
but the sent mentality onto want so far. >>> coming up this half hour bribery scandal blocks the u.s. navy. ships sent to the wrong ports. in skparj money, tickets, and sex. see why it cost taxpayers millions. >> plus a mystery surrounding a 4-year-old girl. how did police find her living in a gypsy compound in groois. a search is on for her parents. an explanation is ahead. >>> how they spent money donated to plitolitical action committee. in a moment we'll talk with peter schweitzer. >> reporter: over time the leadership pacs were collected as a way and have evolved into something different. today nearly every congressman and senator has a leadership pac, not just the leaders and they're used to solicit them in order to advance their political agent dans careers, and in many cases their lifestyle. >> like a political slush fund. >> that's exactly what it is. over time we've had them they've been outlawed, they spring back in new guises and this is the new guise. >> reporter: potter says their political expense accounts financed by lobbyists. they're the second large
Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 11:00am EDT
an investigation for sure. keep us posted. thank you. >>> a navy commander from the criminal investigative service has been charged in a bribery scandal. the case involved millions of dollars in over billing by a singapore based contractor that served navy vessels. the ceo were arrested last month in san diego. puerto rico is becoming a major hub for drug smugglers. once drugs are on the island, they could head right to the u.s. mainland without going through dustoms. casey kaufman has the details. >> this is an unannounced certainlying for drugs on a ferry arriving from another c b caribbean island. a routine process for the sergeant and his team. >> it has become a major transit had you been for south american drugs headed to the united states. according to the police, this is an average find. 15 pounds of pure cocaine. >> yhe wenjust we want walking like any other person. >> the drug runner lost his cargo. here, it's worth $140,000. in miami or new york, it could sell for half a million. >> we must congratulate the dog. he was very efficient and did a good job. >> the u.s. federal government r
Oct 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
to confirm early releases before setting prisoners free. a major bribery scandal is unfolding in the navy. the "washington post" reported that two high-level navy officers have been arrested. federal prosecutors allege that a defense contractor, based in singapo singapore, provided cash, luxury hotel rooms and prostitutes and maybe personnel in exchange for classified business that led to money from the firm. that word today from the arab league. secretary of state to meet with syrian opposition groups. in syria there was another bombing at a security check point, the second in two days. a suicide bomber blew himself up in a truck. most of the victims were civilians even though military personnel were the targets. >>> in australia, they're struggling to destroy wildfires that have destroyed hundreds of homes. more than 6 fires are burning. wind is like toll increase in the coming days. >>> 15,000 people have signed a petition circulated urging candy manufacturers to stop using artificial dyes. some studies show a likeness between consumption of the dyes. some use natural colorings in prod
Oct 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
, an adopted name. americans failed to capture a few days ago when they did that raid, the u.s. navy seal team six recently got outgunned by the people defending the house that they thought he was in. he is somebody who spent some years, about four years in norway, he applied for the weekend political asylum, and then he left in 2008 before you got it -- he got it. >> i presume, it is precisely why norway -- i believe they pay a lot of the salaries for civil servants in somalia, desperately keen there is no growth of the influx from somalia. >> the idea of blowback, that people who leave european countries to go off to fight jihad in some distant place -- whether afghanistan, mali, and somalia, if they survive it, , these battlether scenarios where life is short and cheap, the idea they would come back and put those skills to u in their adopted country. that has always been the fear. there are no signs of that actually happen with norway at the moment. but that is the fear. >> thank you very much. one man has been killed -- >> for a second day, much of new south wales in to youtube burn. the w
Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of their sovereignty. and pacu.s. plans to withdraw ts from pakistan next year. >>> several high level navy officers have been charged in a corruptions scream. thescheme. they are charged with allowing over charging in exchange for kick backs. as well as the contractor ceo and another company official. patty has more from washington. >> al jazeera has confirm the story that first appeared in the washington post. it says a navy commander and captain have been charged in a kickback scheme along with a investigator from ncis. the allegations they with steer ships too certain ports in asia where a company called glen defense marine asia would win the contracts for supplying the ships. the company over build the navy and in exchange what they got were lucky travel through iraq yeah. iraq -- through asia. they hired prostitutes and becausbought tickets for a ladya concert. they were tipping off the company when this was a criminal investigation. the three navy officals have been arrested and more arrests will follow. and the 200 million doll worth h of contracts have been canceled. >>> a california worker
FOX News
Oct 15, 2013 10:00am PDT
in africa he has been interrogated on a navy ship. david has more. >> reporter: hi, the arraignment is over and took only ten minutes. a l- libi entered a u.s. courtroom 13 years after being indicted for the twin embassy bombings. he was wearing a pair of gray sweat pants and a black top. he was muted. this was the first court appearance since he arrived in the united states over the weekend. according to a 150 page indictment that a l- liowa bi conducted the surveillance of the u.s. embassy in nairobi, kenya and he reviewed the other sites in nairobi for targets. and looked for british and french and israel targets in the nairobi. he has lived in england. there was a detailed manual on how to conduct terrorist activities. not clear if he was the author of the hand book. as you expect, the security in the federal courthouse in manhattan tight. metal detectors when you enter the building. there was a metal detector outside of the courtroom itself. and two layers of security for all who attended the arraignment today. the reason for the security, shortly after libi was in custody in libya, th
Oct 15, 2013 10:00pm EDT
instantly for americans, three marines and one navy at the front are surrounded. the soldiers in the center of the column are pinned down and rocket propelled grenades, mortar, machine gun fire, all this is pouring in from three sides. as he returns the fire, will cause for their support and he calls for air support. then he learns that his sergeant has been shot in the neck. so he breaks across 50 meters of open space, bullets biting all around, lying on his back he presses a bandage to kenneth's wounds with one hand and he calls for a medevac to try to keep his body calm. by this time the enemy has got even closer, 20 or 30 meters away. over the radio they are demanding the americans to surrender. so he stops treating kenneth long enough to respond by lobbying the grenade and finally after more than an hour and a half of fighting, air support arrives and he directs them to nearby targets and it's time to move so he exposes himself again to help carry kenneth the length of more than two football fields down steep terraces to the helicopter. then in that moment he leans in to say goodbye. m
Oct 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
of operations. specifically what the navy's plan is for the number of amphibious vessels and also some critics question the viability of power protection from the sea. can you comment on the marine corps' institutional position on amphibious assault? >> sure. the force structure i described to you maintains a forcible entry capability of two marine brigades from the sea. really at any level we looked at we have the capability. that reflects our view that the nation needs a joint forcible entry capability, a major portion of which is the ability to enter from the sea. no marine thinks of iwo jima when i think about and amphibious landing. we don't think the ships right up against the beach. we would choose to go places where the enemy is not. we choose to of right and shaping means to gain, to get a shower at an uncontested area but in the final analysis you do have to be able to go across a defended beach. we have a variety of things you can do. first of all, we respond to requirements for into this operation because our existing plans call for a to have that capability. in the long-term the u
Oct 15, 2013 2:30pm PDT
in new york. after capture, he was questioned on board a navy ship before being transferred to the united states. fororities have denied bail a member of greenpeace arrested for staging a protest. yet another person on the arctic sunrise to have his application rejected. they face piracy charges with a maximum prison sentence of 15 years. >> don outside of jail. a greenpeace volunteer is carrying huge bags of supplies for the 30 activists held here. the lifelong campaigner from london was in court asking to be bailed from the prison. >> it is quite warm. lawyers argue that the piracy under russian law means an attack on a ship using violence for personal gain. in this case, there was no violence, no personal gain, and no ship. but the judge refused bail. one by one, they have been denied and sent back to where they have already spent three weeks. pictures to his partner back in london and asked what she thought of his russian jail time. >> an occupational hazard. the charge of piracy is completely unprecedented. the activist ruled last month by armed officers when they tried to tie themse
Al Jazeera America
Oct 15, 2013 3:00am EDT
.s. nationals. he was captured during a military raid in triply leigh od taken to a u.s. navy ship to interrogation for the last nine or 10 days that has caused furor here because many believe in terms of the federal defenders here that he was -- had a right to have a lawyer present while those interrogations were happening on thaws navy ship in the mediterranean sea. those requests for a defendant were ejected by a court judge here in manhattan they say the u.s. is legally able to question him until he's brought i in a court of law. he's due to appear here in manhattan. one of the fbi and cia's most wanted terrorist for his the uniteu.s. attacks on em bass is. >>> plenty mere to come. including rounding up migrants in the u.s. capital. we'll cross live for the latest on the bubbling ethnic tensions. >>> plus 10. china celebrates a decade since it sent its first human being in to space. ♪ ♪ on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. [[voiceover]] every day,
Oct 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
eventually, millions of federal contractors will not. david walden works for the navy. >> i don't have the vocabulary to discuss my anger about it. i'm actually very, very livid that you have representatives that go to washington and they just cannot get things done. >> reporter: but no price can be put on what the mccartons went through. >> we won't stop at anything until we actually get her on the treatment she needs and she deserves. >> reporter: their desperately ill daughter was forced to wait for an nih clinical trial. abby is one of some 200 patients a week involved in last resort federally funded medical treatment. including about 30 children. most of those patients are now waiting for a phone call. and then there are intangible costs. like the country's reputation with foreign investors. >> america's political system has been exposed to the world once more as both polarized and dysfunctional. >> reporter: the founding fathers signed the constitution in philadelphia, predicting that the government would hit some stumbling blocks down the road, but it's unlikely they ever though
Oct 17, 2013 5:30pm PDT
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Oct 21, 2013 7:00am EDT
mentality onto want so far. >>> coming up this half hour, bribery scandal blocks the u.s. navy. ships sent to the wrong ports. in skparj, money, tickets, and sex. see why it cost taxpayers millions. >> plus a mystery surrounding a 4-year-old girl. how did police find her living in a gypsy compound in groois. a search is on for her parents. an explanation is ahead. >>> how they spent money donated to plolitical action committee. in a moment we'll talk with peter schweitzer. >> reporter: over time the leadership pacs were collected as a way and have evolved into something different. today nearly every congressman and senator has a leadership pac, not just the leaders and they're used to solicit them in order to advance their political agent dans, careers, and in many cases their lifestyle. >> like a political slush fund. >> that's exactly what it is. over time we've had them, they've been outlawed, they spring back in new guises, and this is the new guise. >> reporter: potter says their political expense accounts financed by lobbyists. they're the second largest revenue stream for members of
Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
level navy officers have been charged in a kickback and corruption scheme. they let glenn defense asia overbill the navy for its work on ships. in exchange, the company provided the officers with luxury travel deals, concert tickets and even prostitutes. a navy commander, captain and c ncis agent were charged in the case and the drtor's ceo and another worker. the $200 million contracts of the company have been canceled. >>> health and mum services is apologizing for problem withes affordable care act website. the government acknowledged the site has frustrated a lot of americans. the blog said, quote, the initial consumer experience with headlight has not lived up to. president obama plans to address it tomorrow in the rose garden. they say about 476,000 people have applied for health care through those exchanges. >>> the relationship between the u.s. and pakistan is beginning to warm back up. both sides are trying to get past controversies that have strained relations in the past. juan carlos melina has the latest. >> reporter: working to mend a fractured bond. secret
Oct 21, 2013 1:00am PDT
-backed securities during the housing boom. >>> ferguson investigators have rested two high ranking navy officers giving information about ship locations to a defense contractor. the contract in exchange is accused of giving the officers prostitutes and other kinds of kickbacks. "the washington post" says the contractor used that information to land lucrative deals to service ships and ports and may have overbilled the navy to the tune of millions of dollars. >>> a new warning from a top official in iran over international nuclear negotiations. a parliament speaker there says the country may actually increase its atomic work if the west pushes too hard for concessions. less than a week ago that iranian officials met with officials in geneva. >>> civil war set for the end-of-know of. the arab league plans on international conference in geneva in november. the goal is to try to convince the assad regime and opposition groups to stop fighting and agree to some kind of transitional government. not clear if any of those opposition groups might actually attend this meeting. more than a hundred thousand
Al Jazeera America
Oct 20, 2013 7:00pm EDT
captured saturday night at a panama city hoe till. >>> two high ranking navy officers are under arrest. they uncovered a massive over building scheme that provided prostitutes and kick backs. >>> the department of health and human services is apologizing for problems with the website. the federal health exchange website is not meeting expectations and it pr promiseso do better. >>> thesthose are the headlinesd "fault line" is next. you can find us on-line at al ♪ egal. >> rubio is a rising star in the republican party but it doesn't take long for his speech to be interrupted. >> it is an important issue, in our community it's a gateway issue. >> why aren't you (inaudible). >> please help us. (inaudible). >> we're going to kick out. >> we don't believe marco rubio's support -- >> what is your name? >> these young activates call themselves dreamers. part of a nationwide movement campaigning for the dream act, legislation that would give undocumented youth who finished high school a pathway to citizenship. >> for somebody to understand what undocumented is, it's basically s
Comedy Central
Oct 17, 2013 11:30pm PDT
to give up. you've got to stop. >> i can't stop! >> the navy is not going to let you win. they can't let you win. they would rather sink this boat than let you get me back to somalia. it's over! >> i come too far. i can't give up. no. (cheers and applause) now, which one were you in that scene? (laughter and applause) because you're that good. >> i was the one steering the lifeboat. like this throughout. >> stephen: you grew a goatee for this film. >> is that a goatee? it is a van dyke? >> stephen: it could be. >> i'm not sure what it is. >> stephen: you look like your evil twin a little bit. are you a good guy or bad guy in this movie? >> i'll leave that for the srobgs pop lie to decide. >> stephen: really? it's possible you're a bad guy in the movie? >> is it a derig goure that if you have a goatee you have been cloned and you are a lesser version of yourself and are, in fact, the evil spot with a more defined chin and a little better jaw muscle? that's what you get when you grow one of those things. >> stephen: it does something to your muscles? it took muscles for you to grow a beard
Comedy Central
Oct 18, 2013 1:00am PDT
wouldn't mind a taste of that sweet action, so i thought i'd translated our closing credits into na'vi and made them 3-d. so everyone, put on your glasses and enjoy. see you next week. goodnight! [applause] ah!!!! >> from comedy central's world news headquarters in new york, this is "the daily show" with jon stewart. ["daily show" theme song playing] [cheers and applause] >> jon: hey, welcome to "the daily show". my name is jon stewart. our guest tonight is, we're very excited for our guest tonight malala yousafzai. you remember? [cheers and applause] she is the girl who was attacked by the taliban, shot merely for speaking out about a girls right to education. she's here tonight at 11:00 p.m. on a school night. [ laughter ] because she is irresponsible. [ laughter ] malala and i'm totally fan girling! [cheers and applause] i don't know. [cheers and applause] someone in the audience taught me what that is. they asked me if i was fan girl being something and i was like, i don't know what you are saying. they explained it to me. you fan girl hard or you don't. and you also have to put yo
Oct 20, 2013 1:30am EDT
ones need more time? >> as a civil war erupted the navy day militias protect washington d.c. to be rejected to a federal law forbidding colored man to bear arms even though with the revolutionary war in the war of 1,812th. despite the law patriot's managed to serve the union without right and what could be called a first category of civil war soldiers. william henry john sanborn in virginia. as he attends to join with the regiment he was refused because of his race. but he was accepted into the second infantry as the independent. after ec completed duration to participate of july july 21st with the first battle of bull run of manassas several months later william henry johnson participated in the capture ought roanoke a end in the autobiography. >> but it's those who served this to you and is. >> a second to category existed. >> because there were black soldiers such as a private james from the infantry he fought at bull run. again not knowing how many soldiers were with that war southern territory with the employment in freedom and softy -- safety alone or with family is
Oct 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
a navy -- neighboring city in austria. talks between the austrian city and the banks may save at least a few of the church buildings. but the loss of faith is more difficult to restore. >> the church wanted to give us business instead of worrying about morality, like a company, and that is wrong. >> people are losing faith in the church's benevolence, because everything is all about money. >> the church should pay back the people it owes money to. >> he agrees, but has long lost confidence it will ever happen. >> that is not a church for me. it is not god. those are just common fraudsters. >> her husband, in the meantime, has since passed away. now she has to make do with her 500 euro monthly page -- pension. she has no savings, but that is life, she says. >> and that report wraps up this edition of european journal. from all of us here in brussels, thanks very much for watching. until for -- until next time, al veeder zayne -- goodbye for now. captioned by the national captioning institute 
Oct 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
announced the navy found places to trim $35 million so blue angels will fly a full schedule including october 11th and 12th. >> nice to be back in town. >> just head a hidden camera, smart kid and a wonderful sense of timing. to those who've been waiting welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage, and nobody can be denied because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at >>> coming up at 6:00 next phase of the new st bay bridge project giving a new look. >> and a glitch making it tough for kids to apply for colleges. >> and a faster alternative for people with a common dental condition. >> right now, from evening tonight a heart warming story of a father's love. >> yes. aria having trouble with math. but helping him study, he got high marks. >> he set up a camera to record his dad's reaction. >> that real? >> yes. >> is that real? >> yes. >> wow! >> that is a happy dad. he has a special reason to celebrate. >> aria is dislechlsic. saying no one thought he's going pass but his dad gave enkurmt. how sweet that is that? >> yes. >> good
Oct 15, 2013 5:30pm PDT
over and over to rescue the missing and the injured. three marines and a navy man. >> you can never allow a service member to be taken hostage, alive or dead, you bring them home. and that's what we did. >> reporter: swenson desperately radioed for help, but army commanders refused to provide combat helicopters or reinforcements. an army investigation later found those commanders were negligent, leading directly to the loss of lives. the four missing americans were later found dead. >> you could clearly see they had been putting up one hell of a fight. >> reporter: swenson bitterly blames their deaths on tougher rules of engagement, intended to help afghans, not soldiers. but later, more compassion as a helmet cam captures the photo of swenson helping westbrook to the helicopter. in a flash, swenson gives westbrook a kiss. >> in the middle of a war, you kiss your fellow soldier. why? >> i wanted to make clear to him he had done good. he was going home. >> reporter: it soupds like you were surprised to see him do that. >> yes, but he was my soldier. >> reporter: but you're glad you d
Oct 22, 2013 5:00pm PDT
as part of fleet week celebrations. fleet week normally features the air show, a navy parade of ships, and a disaster drill. they will do 65 shows around the country next year. >>> the post office has seen better days. it is raising prices, closing post offices, and thinking about starting saturday delivery. >> something happens to remind us how special a letter delivered by a friendly face is still special. >> how her customers have reacted to that is tonight's bay area proud. 130,000 pieces of mail pass through the post office each and every week, all of them by nature of the business, destined for somewhere else. >> they come every day. it is nice to know that people are actually paying attention to us. usually we're just in the background and we just say hi. they notice when we're not there. they have all noticed that she wasn't there. >> she is is jocelyn's colleague, tina, the woman who has delivered mail along route nine for the past 20 years. just not the past three weeks. on september 27th, she was driving her children to school in san francisco when their mini van was hit fr
Oct 17, 2013 4:30am PDT
the country, the warning >> this morning, dramatic images from the navy that rescued 100 men from the waters of the mediterranean. an aircraft spotted the boat in trouble. the migrants were taken aboard the transport ship. there were two deadly shipwrecks in the mediterranean recently, with 400 people killed. >> government officials in laos fear all 49 people aboard a laos airlines flight are dead. the plane crashed in a river in the capital of laos yesterday. rescuers were sent to the river to search for survivors and found no one. the passenger manifest included people from 11 countries including the united states. the twin engine ran into bad wet when it went down. the recovery effort is still underway. >> closer to home, frightening moments for passengers on spirit airlines flight flying from dallas to atlanta. the left engine on the airbus 319 exploded and caused smoke to fill the cabin. oxygen masks dropped from the ceiling and the pilots had to make an emergency landing. this video was taken by a passenger on board. preliminary information from the ntsb indicates there was uncontained
Oct 15, 2013 4:30am PDT
questioned him aboard a u.s. navy ship. they pressed the 49-year-old about intelligence and potential attack plans. federal officials say he did answer some questions but cut short interrogation after he refused food and water. officials have identified as hepatitis c. sources say he was part of bin laden's circle in the mid 90s and likely the master mind behind the training manual. >> a federal law enforcement official and two other officials say he arrived in new york on saturday. they plan to keep him in military custody for weeks to continue questioning him. >> some new allegations of snooping by the nsa. intelligence collected 700,000 emails and books in a single day last year. nsa defends tactics. and has no interest in ordinary american activities. >> a texas theater chain has banned madonna after hearing she was texting during the new york film festival. until she apologizes to movie goers, she is not welcome. the chain has a strict no talking and no texting policy. admits his ban won't affect her very much. so far she has not commented. i don't know. do you think she cares? >> i don
Oct 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
this italian navy ship are searching for are increasingly loaded with migrants from syria. the u.n. refugee agency says since august, the number of people who fled from the war-ravaged country to italy is nearly 20 times greater than in all of last year. in 25 years at sea, chief petty officer ctd riff has never seen anything like it. >> i say how can they leave the country without knowing where they're going. what are they going to expect at sea? >> reporter: the overloded vessels have no safety equipment or navigational aids and only a satellite phone to call for help. being rescued by the italian agency isn't the end of the migrants' problems, however. once ashore they're dropped into the murky wateres of bureaucracy. this camp is the first port of safety for those who reach lampedusa island. kids already traumatized by what they have seen and experienced have no safe place to play in a camp that has three times as many inmates than beds. for two years, the charity save the children tried to get permission to take small children out for a few hours >> we need a lot of authorization, a lo
Oct 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
talks. the u.n. navy's biggest destroyer ever nearly ready for launch. and the race to find an autistic teenage boy who can't help anyone find him. when the "cbs evening news" continues. >> jeff: even after a $13 billion settlement the case is not over. as we reported last night jpmorgan chase has tentatively agreed to pay the biggest corporate fine ever. the total includes $9 billion in penalties plus $4 billion in consumer relief including home loan modification. but the criminal case continues. and so do other questions. with more now we're joined by cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. jill, less's talk about the criminal case. what do you think happens next? >> well, i think it's really hard to make criminal case. that's why no c.e.o. has gone to jail since the whole financial crisis erupted. we've seen a lot of civil suits but no criminal cases where someone has actually had to go to jail. they are notoriously difficult to bring and to win. so it may be one more case that gets settled. but i don't expect there to be a criminal charge against jay me die man individually or a
Oct 18, 2013 11:30pm PDT
navy which began opening on thanksgiving day in order, of course, to boost sales. there is growing concern over the addictive nature of a popular video game called candy crush. maybe you have tried this. more than 45 million people play candy crush each month. most are women between the ages of 25 and 55. the game is free to download, but the players can buy additional lives. that's a big part of the problem. a lot of people are spending big money to keep the game going. while that is bad for them, it is certainly a sweet deal for the game's creators. they are said to be making $636,000 each day. that 1 $231 million a year. >> and the hunter's moon is the full moon in october that would indicate the time of year native americans would begin to stock up on meat for the winter. tonight was also the pinumberal eclipse when the shadow is cast on the moon. doesn't that look spectacular over the bay bridge? it is neat out there tonight. it illuminates all of the people stuck in traffic. sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> it is a great way to just brighten your day. this evening
Oct 17, 2013 5:30am PDT
was held on board a navy vessel in the mediterranean for 10 days. al-liby's interrogation did not go well. he apparently refused food and water and was finally sent to new york to face trial in a civilian court a far cry from previous practice -- previous tactics the u.s. has use when it comes to terror suspects request the obama administration has made it clear they will not send it to black sites for the kind of interrogation we have had before. you can assume this is a lawful interrogation. >> the bombing is thought to be only a minor one. his previous contact with high ranking members of al qaeda seems to make him worth the risk of extracting. >> i think he is considered a very valuable source and resource to the united states are now in addition to the prosecutorial element. >> if convicted, al-liby facebook life in prison. >> caution once again in the streets of brazil. the violence broke out at the end of demonstrations demanding better pay for teachers and affordable housing. in both rio de janeiro and sÃo paulo, hundreds of members of amicus group began throwing molotov cocktail
Oct 16, 2013 7:00pm EDT
people need to remember about our military. >> reporter: the widow of a slain navy seal and american sniper author puts it in perspective. >> saluting when he shouldn't have the strength or energy to do it. and that shows the mental fortitude of the people willing to fight for something greater then themselves. >> reporter: josh's wife is pregnant. she posted this proud message about the man who made the miracle salute. please continue to share josh's story. the world should know what true heroes and warriors are. >> he is a true hero. >> deborah: and what happened to phineas the dog? a lot of people are asking that question after the lab retriever that's been on death row since a 7-year-old girl was bitten disappeared. his owners believe the dog was murdered. here's the latest on the story. >> i want phineas to come home. >> reporter: 8-year-old lex see sanders is begging for the return of her beloved lab retriever phineas. the dog was sentenced to dog death row for allegedly biting a friend of hers. supporters took to the streets calling for him to be freed. but now the case has ta
Oct 16, 2013 11:00pm EDT
of recommendations from an investigating officer not to. he tate is one of two naval -- navy football players charged with sexually assaulting campus -- a classmate. the congressman said he is still looking into throwing his hat into the race and added he is not concerned he will be behind his competitors. the former altra county executive said he is being encouraged to rent in response to stories about the lack of baltimore area of representation among the current candidates including anthony brown, lieutenant attorney general doug gansler and [inaudible] . we will have details. >> a group of ravens fans win the prize of a lifetime. what they will get to be doing. not oncen beat cancer but twice. >> cloudy skies in the area and there are some r >> the tipoff of the new nba season is less than two weeks away and this year marks the 50th anniversary of the baltimore bullets basketball team. now the washington wizards. to coincide with this anniversary, humala anthony was in town. the extensive renovations to the center included new floor, new port, or even a new mural. he is taking this opportunity t
Oct 17, 2013 7:00pm EDT
says she is still trying to make sense of his passing. >> navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle was bigger than life. >> i think about it all the time. the battlefield legend held the u.s. military record with 150 sniper kills. he survived four combat tours in iraq. his book "american sniper" was a number one best seller. now it's being released in a memorial edition with new passages taya kyle has written about her one of a kind warrior husband. >> protected his fellow man. got through hell and back with his soul intact. >> who could have dreamed such a man would be killed here at home after his military service ended allegedly by a fellow veteran? that's what happened last february when kyle invited a troubled vet to a shooting range at the exclusive rough creek lodge in glen rose, texas as part of the vet's mental health recovery. >> chris was always known in the community as someone who did anything for anyone. it was supposed to be all good. >> but cops say former marine eddie ray routh, said to be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, shot kyle and another vet dead at point-blank rang
Oct 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, next september as part of the navy week celebrations. >>> still to come -- maria the mystery girl, the case that is drawing international interest and attention. the latest from greece coming up. >> trouble for cee lo green. he's answering to charges in a los angeles courtroom. and light rain is falling on a gray day in central maryland. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> you can see there are rain showers and it's 59 degrees. the complete forecast coming up. >>> a couple in greece in jail this noon on charges they abducted a little girl. the child called maria is 5 years old, in protective custody. dna tests show they are not her parents and the search is underway for her biological parents. the couple denies they are abducting her though they are giving conflicting accounts of how she came to live with them. >>> singer songwriter cee lo green is not being charged with sexual assault but will be prosecuted on drug charges. he pleaded not guilty to his only charge of giving a woman ecstasy in a los angeles courtroom yesterday. the woman claims he sexual assaulted had her but prosecutors say t
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